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April 2019

Careables @ c-base, 81. Netzpolitischer Abend in Berlin #npa081 [in German]

April 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm CEST
c-base, Rungestraße 20
Berlin, 10179 Germany
Rendering of the c-base Spaceship

The event is in German. We're very happy to continue our tour through Berlin hacker+makerspaces to present Careables! From the announcement: Den nächsten Netzpolitischen Abend gibt’s am Dienstag, den 02. April 2019, wie immer ab 20 Uhr auf der c-base (Rungestraße 20, 10179 Berlin). Einmal im Monat bringt die netzpolitische Organisation Digitale Gesellschaft e.V. netzpolitisch Interessierte und Aktive auf der c-base in Berlin zusammen. In kurzen Vorträgen stellen interessante Menschen spannende Themen, Projekte, Initiativen und Kampagnen aus der Weite des…

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Design Collisions

April 8 @ 10:00 am - April 14 @ 8:00 pm BST
Cascina Cuccagna, angolo via Muratori, 2/4
Milano, Milano Italy

Within the framework of Milan Design Week 2019, OpenDot participates in the exhibition Design Collisions curated by journalist Laura Traldi in Cascina Cuccagna. The Design Collisions exhibition starts from the belief that, by activating collective intelligence, design becomes a political gesture and offer sustainable strategies to tackle contemporary issues – that are global, connected and cannot be solved in isolation. In the healthcare section OpenDot presents its co-design method developed in the light of the experience gained with Fondazione TOG:…

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Africa Open Science and Hardware Summit 2019 #AfricaOSH

April 10 - April 13
STICLab Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of + Google Map
Picture of the attendees of AfricaOSH 2018

AfricaOSH Summit is a gathering for everyone interested in Open Science & Hardware as a means to achieve locally adapted, culturally relevant, technologically and economically feasible production in Africa; as an alternative to traditional Intellectual Property (IP) and closed knowledge systems; and to understand its potential for development and collaboration across Africa, especially by reducing barriers to entry in education, research and manufacturing. Participants will include but are not limited to makers, hackers, practitioners and researchers in science, technology, engineering,…

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Careables On Air #1

April 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CEST
Cascina Cuccagna, angolo via Muratori, 2/4
Milano, Milano Italy

Careables On Air - the new OpenDot Health & Care format - is starting! A double interview on a monthly basis to map, learn and discuss what is happening in Italy and around the world in the health&care sector. The event features stories of people with concrete projects and solutions of Design for Care, a new branch of design that effectively answers to specific needs and questions of people with disabilities. The first event is on 14 April, in the…

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May 2019

Mood Picture from re:publica 2018 showing people mingling and bubbles from the design

re:publica 2019 – tl;dr

May 6 - May 8
Station Berlin, Berlin, + Google Map

Careables applied at the re:publica Call for Participation again to be part of the GIG makerspace at the conference. From the announcement on the event website: The thirteenth edition of the conference (some call it a festival) will happen on May 6, 7 and 8 at STATION Berlin1 together with MEDIA CONVENTION Berlin2. Tickets are NOW available. Once again and IRL3 we will bring together a diverse group of people from all over the world: the digital society. We will…

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IST-Africa 2019

May 8 - May 10
Nairobi, Kenya Nairobi, Kenya
Banner with Map of Africa and Logos of European Commission and African Union

IST-Africa 2019 is part of the IST-Africa Week 2019 supported by the European Commission (EC) and African Union Commission (AUC). Taking place in Nairobi, Kenya in May 2019 it is the fourteenth in an annual series of Ministerial Level Technology Research Conferences. The IST-Africa 2019 includes a series of thematic priorities related to Careables: mHealth, eHealth & Health Information Systems Collaborative Open Innovation and ICT-enabled Entrepreneurship (including Social Entrepreneurship) Societal Implications of Technology

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Open Tech Summit 2019

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm CEST
MotionLab Berlin Kreuzberg, Bouchéstraße 12
Berlin, 12435 Germany
Logo Open Tech Summit

Join us for a talks and discussions about Open Tech in Berlin-Kreuzberg! Careables will be represented by GIG and have a talk about the future of healthcare with open tech during the afternoon. The Open Tech Summit is taking place in German and English. Find the Event schedule (PDF) here. *** Beim Open Tech Summit 2019 finden Vorträge und Diskussionen rund um offene Technologien, Open Source, Open Design, Open Hardware und Open Knowledge zu Himmelfahrt in Berlin Kreuzberg statt. Careables…

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June 2019

8th biannual Nordic Design Research Society (Nordes) conference: Who Cares?

June 3 - June 4
Aalto University Espoo, Finland + Google Map
Nordes Conference banner

We'll submit something to the Call for Papers that is due January 15, 2019. And you? From the announcement: Who cares? This question is a provocation for design research. What do, or should, we care about in design and design research today? Underpinning the question are issues of culture and agency – who cares, for whom, and how? Taking care, or being cared for, evokes the choice of roles, and processes of interaction, co-creation and even decision-making. Caring, as a…

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Communities and Technologies 2019 Conference #comtech2019

June 3 - June 7
TU Wien
Header image announcing 9th C&T Conference in Vienna

From June 3-7, 2019 the international Communities and Technologies Conference will take place in Vienna, Austria. The event aims to stimulate scholarly debate and disseminate research on the complex connections between communities – in their multiple forms – and information and communication technologies. It offers, however, also a place to showcase examples of how non-academic actors (individuals and organizations) are working with technologies to effect community relations. Careables applied to this community track and has been accepted. We will thus…

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User Centred Design (UXD) Healthcare Frankfurt 2019 [CfP Deadline]

June 7
Frankfurt Frankfurt, Germany
UXD Healthcare Frankfurt 2019 Banner

The Call for Papers closes on 7th June 2019. From the announcement: UX Design Healthcare(UXDH) will be hosting our 4th Conference in Frankfurt, Germany. Following from a successful UXDH London Conference the UXD Healthcare brand will finish in Frankfurt, Germany. Dates : 11th & 12th September Frankfurt EHR – Lets hear your topic on patient data and health records. Tech being one of the fastest growing industries globally, How will Healthcare UX improve, adapt and enhance patient experiences! We will…

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